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Digital Seminar

Nutritional and Integrative Interventions for Mental Health Disorders: Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions for Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar & ADHD


Faculty:
Leslie Korn
Duration:
6 Hours 12 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Mar 10, 2017
Product Code:
POS044710
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

  • 4 habits that sabotage mental health
  • Top 7 nutrients essential for neurotransmitter balance
  • 3 Best recipes for balancing mood and decreasing fatigue
  • Vegetarian or Carnivore-help your client identify the right foods for their mental health.

Watch my seminar and enhance your knowledge and clinical skills in using integrative medicine for mental illness. You will learn an overview of methods for determining nutritional imbalances in patients, new technology for the treatment of depression, PTSD, pain and insomnia and how to integrate nutritional therapies with traditional approaches. Practical clinical applications of integrative medicine for mood disorders, anxiety disorders and eating disorders and the addictions, will be outlined along with case histories and supporting research for:

  • Nutritional deficiencies that contribute to mood disorders
  • Alternative strategies to antidepressant and anxiolytic medication
  • Diet, supplements and herbs that influence neurotransmitter synthesis

You will learn practical clinical applications and master the skills required to evaluate the hype, effectively counsel patients who are seeking alternatives to pharmaceuticals or for whom current medication strategies are not effective.

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


Addiction Counselors

NAADAC

This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.


California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CCAPP-EI, Provider #: OS-03-036-1019. This activity meets the qualifications for 6.0 CEH's (continuing education hours).


Connecticut Addiction Counselors

Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 6.25 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


Counselors

This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Texas Counselors

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists

This program has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Approval #4540.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Texas Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider # 503. This self-study package qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 credits.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

This intermediate activity is approved for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 6.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 6.3 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Psychologists

This course is for informational purposes only. No continuing education credit is available. 


Colorado Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This self-study course has been approved for 6.3 continuing education hours. 

 

COLORADO PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To be reported to the Colorado Chapter of the NASW, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com and provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number #50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.25 continuing education credits.


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.


Kansas Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours.


Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


Pennsylvania Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

This intermediate activity is approved for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


California Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Licensed Educational Psychologists

This intermediate activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Faculty

Leslie Korn Related seminars and products: 5

Ph.D., MPH, LMHC


Leslie Korn, Ph.D., MPH, LMHC is a renowned integrative medicine clinician and educator specializing in the use of nutritional, herbal and culinary medicine for the treatment of trauma and emotional and chronic physical illness. She is known for her dynamism and humor as a speaker. She has provided over 50,000 hours of treatment in private practice for diverse populations. Her clinical practice focuses on providing clients effective alternatives to psychotropics. She completed her graduate education in the departments of psychiatry and public health at Harvard Medical School and her life training in the jungle of Mexico where she lived and worked alongside local healers for over 25 years. She directed a naturopathic medicine and training clinic facilitating health, culinary and fitness retreats. She is licensed and certified in nutritional therapy, mental health counseling, and bodywork (Polarity and Cranial Sacral and medical massage therapies) and is an approved clinical supervisor. She introduced somatic therapies for complex trauma patients in out-patient psychiatry at Harvard Medical school in 1985 and served as a consultant in ethnomedicine to the Trauma Clinic, Boston. She is the former clinical director and faculty of New England School of Acupuncture and faculty at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine.

She is the author of the seminal book on the body and complex trauma: Rhythms of Recovery: Trauma, Nature and the Body (Routledge, 2012), Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health (W.W. Norton, 2016), Eat Right Feel Right: Over 80 Recipes and Tips to Improve Mood, Sleep, Attention & Focus (PESI, 2017), Multicultural Counseling Workbook: Exercises, Worksheets & Games to Build Rapport with Diverse Clients (PESI, 2015) and The Good Mood Kitchen (W.W. Norton, 2017). She was a founder of the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, a Fulbright scholar in Herbal Medicine and an NIH-funded scientist, in mind/body medicine. She is an approved clinical supervisor and is the research director at the Center for World Indigenous Studies where she designs culinary and herbal medicine programs with tribal communities engaged in developing integrative medicine programs.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Leslie Korn is in clinical practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Leslie Korn has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose. 


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Target Audience

Counselors, Psychologists, Case Managers, Psychotherapists, Social Workers, Dieticians, Marriage & Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors, Therapists, Nurses, Other Mental Health Professionals

Outline

Underlying Factors of Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar and ADHD

  • Transcending Mind-Body Separation:
  • Understanding the Complex Relationships
  • The Factors that Cause “Chemical Imbalance”
  • Beyond Pharmaceutical Management

Accelerate Your Therapeutic Results

  • Food: The Good, the Bad, and the Fake
  • Sleep: The 4 Habits Critical to Refreshing Sleep
  • Exercise: Elevate Serotonin and Regulate Stress Hormones
  • Stress: A Holistic Approach

How the Essential Nutrients Impact Mental Health

  • Fats: Essential Fatty Acids, Toxic Fats, Fish Oil
  • Protein: The Building Blocks of Happiness
  • Vitamins: B-Vitamins, 5-MTHF, Vitamin D
  • Minerals: Magnesium, Calcium

Recognizing When “Mental Illness” Is Something Else

  • Hormones
  • Blood Sugar and Hypoglycemia
  • Inflammation
  • Genetic Variations
  • Digestion
  • Circadian Rhythm

Keeping Your Clients Safe: The Truth About Popular Supplements

  • 5-HTP, St. Johns Wort
  • Melatonin
  • Adaptogens: Ginseng, Licorice, Ashwaganda
  • Interactions with Pharmaceuticals

Non-Pharmaceutical Treatment Plans for:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • ADHD
  • PTSD
  • Bulimia
  • Insomnia
  • Seasonal Affect Disorder
  • Addictions
  • And more!

Integrative Interventions

  • Bodywork Therapies
  • Acupuncture
  • Light & Dark Therapies
  • Yoga for Anxiety

Building an Integrative Health Team

  • When to Refer
  • Who to Refer a Client to
  • Conduct a Basic Nutritional Assessment
  • Where to Find the Right Provider

Objectives

  1. Articulate how integrative interventions facilitate better treatment outcomes in depression, anxiety, bipolar and ADHD.
  2. Determine the nutrients shown to improve brain function for your clients.
  3. Evaluate how improved nutrition can improve therapeutic outcomes for clients with depression, anxiety, bipolar and ADHD.
  4. Analyze the differences between mental illness versus nutritional and hormonal imbalances.
  5. Assess the impact hormones can have on mental health assessment and treatment.
  6. Evaluate the impact of blood sugar and genetic variations on mental health disorders and effective treatment.

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"a new subject for me, extremely useful and reaffirming"

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